The Northeast Oklahoma Regional Alliance is a nonprofit organization serving as a catalyst and collaborator for finding solutions to the opportunities and challenges facing our region. NORA provides a forum for members to connect and accomplish economic development activities.
Our members work together to share information and resources, support businesses and entrepreneurial growth, and promote a healthy workforce. As an organization, we advocate for issues that are important to our area with a strong regional message.
Additionally, NORA promotes education and leadership development to ensure a strong talent pipeline. Our programs, projects, and events are collaborative efforts aimed at building a strong economy and providing Northeast Oklahoma with a greater quality of life.
NORA starts the conversation in Northeast Oklahoma. Add your voice to our efforts by becoming a member today.
NORA partners with individuals, municipalities, chambers of commerce, small businesses and corporations in a 14-county region in Northeast Oklahoma. Our region consists of Washington, Nowata, Craig, Ottawa, Delaware, Mayes, Rogers, Wagoner, Cherokee, Adair, Sequoyah, McIntosh, Muskogee and Okmulgee counties.
Northeastern Oklahoma is a dynamic region with a thriving population, and a well-trained, educated workforce. Our regional assets set us apart and make Northeastern Oklahoma.
Northeast Oklahoma Regional Assets
Strong Native American Tribal partnership supporting education, infrastructure, and quality of life.
A thriving business and industry emphasis.
A natural landscape of lakes, rivers, and rolling hills.
Inland Port system linking Northeast Oklahoma with inland ports on the Ohio, Illinois, and Mississippi Rivers, as well as sea ports around the world.
Countless uniquely individual communities and small towns located between three metropolitan areas.
To learn more about the NORA region demographics, click here. To learn about the counties and communities that make up our area, click the name of the location on the map below.